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Species Photograph Gallery

This gallery shows all of the species photographs within the Nature of Dorset database. Using the 'filter' boxes you can interrogate the gallery for photographs of a specific species or group of species and optional restrict photographs to a specified photographer. These photographs were first published and openly shared on Twitter and we share them with you here via Twitter. Please respect the owners rights and do not use any photographs for financial gain.

Tap/click any photograph to find out more about that particular species:

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Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The bark is fairly smooth and ash coloured

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The key-like seeds have a single 'wing'

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The inside does not really show aging circles

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The flowers appear in small sprays and are dark brown, almost black

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The buds appear at the end of twigs and are chocolate brown

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The bark develops wrinkles with age!

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Atlantic Grey Seal

Halichoerus grypus

Photo not taken in Doret

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Atlantic Grey Seal

Halichoerus grypus

Photograph by: Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

Atlantic Poppy

Papaver atlanticum

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

August Thorn

Ennomos quercinaria

Photograph by: Phyl England

Autumn Gentian

Gentianella amarella

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Autumn Gentian

Gentianella amarella

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Autumn Hawkbit

Leontodon autumnalis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Autumn Ladys-tresses

Spiranthes spiralis

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Autumn Ladys-tresses

Spiranthes spiralis

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Autumn Ladys-tresses

Spiranthes spiralis

Photograph by: Charlie Richardson

Autumnal Rustic

Eugnorisma plareosa

Photograph by: Luke Phillips

Autumnal Rustic

Eugnorisma plareosa

Photograph by: Phil Saunders

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Photograph by: Pam Parsons

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Photograph by: Phyl England

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Azure Damselfly

Coenagrion puella

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Azure Damselfly

Coenagrion puella

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Azure Damselfly

Coenagrion puella

Photograph by: Pam Parsons

Babingtons Leek

Allium babingtonii

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Badger

Meles meles

Photograph by: John Wall

Badger

Meles meles

Photograph by: Brian Whalley

Badger

Meles meles

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Badger

Meles meles

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bairds Sandpiper

Calidris bairdii

Photograph by: Peter Coe

Bairds Sandpiper

Calidris bairdii

Photograph by: Roger Howell

Balearic Shearwater

Puffinus maurretanicus

Photograph by: Dominic Couzens

Banded Agrion

Calopteryx splendens

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Banded Agrion

Calopteryx splendens

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Banded Agrion

Calopteryx splendens

Photograph by: Adrian Comben

Banded Agrion

Calopteryx splendens

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Bank fir moss

Polytrichum commune

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bank Vole

Clethrionomys glareolus

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bank Vole

Clethrionomys glareolus

Photograph by: Tony Furnell

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

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